Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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St. Nicholas Church

Coke Oven Park

Carmack House

William O. McKay Ford

Sand Point Naval Station

Electric Building

East Seattle School

Hastings Buildings

LaFramboise Farmstead

Downtown Sprague

Fort Steilacoom

Green Mountain Lookout

McNeil Island

First United Methodist Church

Snohomish County Courthouse

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Surrey Downs

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Digester Building

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

BF Tabbott House

Old Woodinville School

Stephenson House

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Collins Building

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

P-I Globe

Dvorak Barn

Kapus Farmstead

B Reactor, Hanford Site

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Nuclear Reactor Building

Elks Building

Old Granary Building

Dorsey Bulding

Old City Hall

Kelley Farm

Lone Star Cement Building

Puget Power Building

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Fowler House

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Vashon Elementary Gym

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Libbey House

Valley Schoolhouse

Camp Waskowitz

Curran House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

South Harbor Park Stack

Mukai Farm and Garden

National Guard of Washington Armory

Scottish Rite

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Longfellow School

Harborview Hall

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Masonic Home of Washington

Steilacoom Train Depot

Packard House

Waldo General Hospital

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Port Angeles Fire Station

Jensen-Byrd Building

Howard S. Wright House

Scout House

Donovan District

Trafton Elementary

Hyer Farm

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Old Ritzville Highschool

Washington’s Historic Barns

Point Hudson

Skykomish Hotel

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Murray Morgan Bridge

Haller House

Camp Kilworth

Reard Freed Farmstead

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Arlington High School

St. Ignatius Hospital

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Washington Hall

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Bettinger House

First Hill Apartments

Old Tumwater Brewery

Northern State Hospital

Bruggemann Ranch

Parlor Car #1799

Moran School Administration Building

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Thayer Barn

BNSF Depot

Morgan Middle School

McReavy House

Lincoln School

Post Hospital

Day Block

Downtown Mount Vernon

National Historic District

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Ellensburg Depot

Bush House

Colville Indian Agency

Schooner Wawona

Shelton Gymnasium

McMillin Bridge

Providence Heights College

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

First United Methodist Church

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Oysterville Historic District

Robert Morris Earthwork

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Beverly Railroad Bridge